The Rise and Fall of Yahoo!

Updated: January 16, 2011

Oh, Yahoo. Where did you go wrong?

You seemed so promising, such an upstart digital company surrounded by old paper and ink companies. While they were dressed in boring suits, your lounged in t-shirts and jeans. While they sat around mahogany tables for board room meetings, your touted the comfort of the bean bag.

You ran commercial ads with silly yodelers yodeling your name. You helped define the dot com boom, as well as the bust. In the space of nearly two decades, you drove yourselves to the top of the tech world, and then coasted down the hill to near geeky insignificance. Below we find your history Yahoo, and we will remember your former glory. We will remember...

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